Party system in India

development or decay
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Study on the working of the political parties in India; with reference to Orissa.

StatementPuspa Asthana.
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LC ClassificationsJQ620.O77 A87 1988
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Paginationxi, 326 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2163912M
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Party System in India: Emerging Trajectories [Ajay K. Mehra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume attempts to capture the emerging trajectories of the party system in India in the second decade of the twenty-first century with seventeen essays written specially for this volume by scholars who met several times to discuss and formulate questions and critique each other’s drafts.

By situating the Indian party system in the context of these determinants, this book also attempts to provide a framework for comparative analysis of party systems. It highlights that both national and regional parties remain crucial parts of the party system given India's sociocultural diversity, and politics that continues to be coalitional/5(4).

This book provides a systematic exploration of party system change. By applying the concept of political entrepreneurship and using a detailed case study of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it demonstrates how party leaders can exercise their agency and drive party system : Hardcover. Outlining the key challenges facing Indian parties, the book argues that a competitive party system plays a crucial role in the functioning and sustenance of Indian democracy, and that the parties remain the most important link between the state and its citizens.

The Indian party system is one of the most paradoxical systems in the world. As a system, it is rigid enough to withstand continuous defections and yet fluid enough to absorb new alliances; inclusive Cited by: 2. This volume is the sixth in the series of essential readings in Indian government and politics focusing on political parties in India.

It introduces the reader to the extensive and varied landscape of parties by bringing together seminal articles, new studies on national and regional parties and specific commentaries on important aspects of parties and the party system in India/5(2).

Presenting a collection of articles on the politics and party system in India, Party system in India book book examines the Congress system, the national parties, as well as the regional parties.

Discussed in terms of their connection with caste, class, and communal and regional politics, Party system in India book parties are also analyzed by their impact on the changing nature of Indian politics. CHAPTER-III INDIAN PARTY SYSTEM: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW The creation of parties is a continuous process.

The historical graveyards are cluttered with parties, which dominated the political scene.1 Perhaps, it can distinguish the beginning of party at the city-state in Athens of ‘Pericle’ and Rome of the Gracchi.

India has a multi-party system, where there are a number of national as well as regional parties. A regional party may gain a majority and rule a particular state. A regional party may gain a majority and rule a particular state.

By situating the Indian party system in the context of these determinants, this book also attempts to provide a framework for comparative analysis of party systems.

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It highlights that both national and regional parties remain crucial parts of the party system given India's sociocultural diversity, and politics that continues to be coalitional. This book provides a systematic exploration of party system change. By applying the concept of political entrepreneurship and using a detailed case study of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it demonstrates how party leaders can exercise their agency and drive party system by: This chapter examines works and writings related to the history of the party system and party politics in India.

It focuses on causes, nature, and consequences of the transformation of the party system. It also discusses the ideology, support base, and vote mobilization strategies of parties. The chapter elucidates the emergence of a coalitional multiparty system and the rise of ideological.

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In a way, the political system derives its strength from the political parties. Party politics has been vital to the successful functioning of the Indian democracy. This chapter aims at introducing the basic features and exploring the functioning of the party system in India.

First, drawing on conventional wisdom in the literature of the Indian party system, we point out that authoritarianism, marked by Indira Gandhi’s ascent to political leadership, actually led to a deinstitutionalization of the dominant party, the Congress, as well as the party system.

16 The Changing Nature of the Party System Pushpa Kumari In modern democracies, parties are considered as indispensable vehicles of representation.

They perform a wide range of functions of interlinking - Selection from Contemporary India [Book]. It introduces the reader to the extensive and varied landscape of parties by bringing together seminal articles, new studies on national and regional parties and specific commentaries on important aspects of parties and the party system in India The book covers an exceptionally wide terrain ranging from a discussion of individual parties, to their location in the context of nationalism and communalism, to.

Book Description. This book provides a systematic exploration of party system change. By applying the concept of political entrepreneurship and using a detailed case study of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it demonstrates how party leaders can exercise their agency and drive party system change.

A Synoptic View of the Party System. namely India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Japan with coalition politics. This book edited by E. Sridharan intervenes in three distinctive sub-disciplines of political science, coalition studies, parties and party systems and the literature on democratic consolidation.

She found for instance that the. This book will be useful to students and scholars interested in understanding the intellectual lineages of the issues that concern political parties in India today, and the Indian party system. It is well organized and the proofreading is good; however, there are a few typos and some discrepancies between references and the details mentioned in.

Presenting a collection of articles on the politics and party system in India, this book examines the Congress system, the national parties, as well as the regional parties.

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Discussed in terms of their connection with caste, class, and communal and regional politics, these parties are also analyzed by their impact on the changing nature of Indian politics/5(9). India is a democratic country There are many political parties in India.

Which is known as the multi-party system?. They have organized at the National and State level. Every political party must be registered at Election commision of India before organize.

Election commission gives a. Get this from a library. Party system in India: development or decay.

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[Puspa Asthana] -- Study on the working of the political parties in India; with reference to Orissa. This volume is the sixth in the series of essential readings in Indian government and politics focusing on political parties in India.

It introduces the reader to the extensive and varied landscape of parties by bringing together seminal articles, new studies on national and regional parties and specific commentaries on important aspects of parties and the party system in India.

A significant component of the book (chapters 8, 9 and 10) consists of an extensive survey of the party system in India, from the one-party dominance of the Congress system, the challenges to that. Presenting a collection of articles on the politics and party system in India, this book examines the Congress system, the national parties, as well as the regional parties.

Discussed in terms of their connection with caste, class, and communal and regional politics, these parties are also analyzed by their impact on the changing nature of /5. INTRODUCTION. India - with a population of billion and an electorate of around million () - is the world's largest democracy and, for all its faults and flaws, this democratic system stands in marked contrast to the democratic failures of Pakistan and Bangladesh which were part of India until political party.

Now there are few that do not have parties. Why did political parties become so omnipresent in democracies all over the world.

Let us first answer what political parties are and wha t the y do, bef ore w e sa y w hy w e need them. Meaning A political party is a group of people who come together to contest electionsFile Size: 1MB. A total of 10 books, 2 special issues of refereed journals, and papers (published in the foregoing books/journals or elsewhere or awaiting publication), written by scholars from 78 institutions – including Penn, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Chicago, Indiana, Berkeley, Michigan, UC San Diego, Wisconsin, Johns Hopkins, JNU, Delhi University, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, CSDS - in India.

A major study of India’s developing party system. The author, who spent 18 months in India, employs a series of party case studies to assess India’s chances at building a stable political framework.

Originally published in. Communist Party of India (Marxist) Left-wing political party with communist political ideology The symbol is red which represents communism The intersecting hammer and sickle depicts that the party is a party of working class (peasants, farmers and laborers) The sickle and hammer are used to cut corn and all other crops in the fieldFile Size: KB.The trajectory of the party system in India, I argue, can best be made sense of in terms of these two factors.

But for now it is necessary to move to the empirical details. A particularly interesting trend in this decade is the emergence of a bifurcated or two level pattern in the party system in which the state pattern is significantly.

This book provides a systematic exploration of party system change. By applying the concept of political entrepreneurship and using a detailed case study of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it demonstrates how party leaders can exercise their agency and drive party system :